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Gerry Adams’ call for Irish government to expel Israeli ambassador commended

April 2, 2018 at 12:56 pm

The Council for International Relations (CIR) has praised the position of former Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams, who has called for the expulsion of Israel’s ambassador after its army’s violent attack on the peaceful Great March of Return in the Gaza Strip last Friday. The veteran nationalist also urged the Irish government to expel the ambassador “as a first step towards formal recognition of the State of Palestine.”

In a press release issued on Monday, the CIR said that Adams’ position reflected that of the Irish people as a whole, who have always stood by the rights of the Palestinians and rejected the ongoing crimes of the Israeli occupation.

The Gaza-based Council called upon the European Union and the United Nations to take a stand against Israel’s criminal acts, and said that political movements around the world should adopt Adams’ courageous position and press for an end to the injustices inflicted upon the Palestinian people.


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